Super Rugby

Beale will return for Waratahs against Sunwolves




Wallabies and Waratahs star Kurtley Beale will return to the NSW side when they face the Sunwolves in Japan on Saturday.

The match will be a milestone occasion for Daryl Gibson as it will be his 50th match as head coach. Captain Michael Hooper will also be leading the side for the 50th time.

Wallaby Beale will return in the No.12 shirt with Karmichael Hunt starting at 12.

Adam Ashley-Cooper is expected to return but is (subject to return to play protocols. Should he be unable to return Cam Clark will take his place on the bench.


1. Harry Johnson-Holmes, 2. Damien Fitzpatrick, 3. Sekope Kepu, 4. Jed Holloway, 5. Rob Simmons, 6. Ned Hanigan, 7. Michael Hooper, 8. Jack Dempsey, 9. Jake Gordon, 10. Bernard Foley, 11. Curtis Rona, 12. Kurtley Beale, 13. Karmichael Hunt, 14. Alex Newsome, 15. Israel Folau

Replacements 16. Tolu Latu, 17. Rory O’connor, 18. Chris Talakai, 19. Lachlan Swinton, 20. Will Miller, 21. Mitch Short, 22. Mack Mason, 23. Cam Clark/Adam Ashley-Cooper (subject to return to play protocols)

*Dependent on return to play protocols.

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